Where will I sleep?


qsh dorm-resizedWith 112 beds in total, there is plenty to choose from! Our dorms rooms range from 4 bed – 10 bed in size. We also have private twin and double rooms available. All our rooms are Ensuite so you have that extra comfort during your stay. Double glazed windows will silence the hustle and bustle of the city, and each bed has their own individual lights for your convenience as well.

Our rooms are each named after one of the famous Galway City Tribes. Look out for medieval features on our building! Barnacles hostel provides you with clean linen and top quality mattresses to ensure you get a good rest.

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At Barnacles all our cleaning staff are permanent professional cleaners wh

o take pride in their work. They are dedicated to making our hostel sparkling clean! All our dorms rooms and Ensuite bathrooms are cleaned daily and beds are made with fresh linen!

All our rooms have security key card access and safety deposit boxes are available.The security of our guests is paramount! Consider us your guardian angels while you stay! Our reception is manned 24 hours a day so our staff are on hand to help with any queries you may have.